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I am open to PhD applications in the fields of: - Development of ionic liquids for sustainable and green chemistry applied to catalysis, separations, and energy applications. - Use of neutron scattering/isotopic substitution to study disordered (liquid and glassy) materials.

1993 …2020

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2020

Enhanced Extraction of Phenol from Model Oils Using Ionic Liquids Elucidated with Neutron Diffraction

Turner, A., Byrne, E., Pereira, T. & Holbrey, J. D., 08 Apr 2020, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (PCCP). 22, 18, p. 10219-20226 8 p.

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2019
1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Citation (Scopus)
2018

A comparison of choline:urea and choline:oxalic acid deep eutectic solvents at 338 K

Gilmore, M., Moura, L., Turner, A., Swadzba-Kwasny, M., Callear, S., McCune, J. A., Scherman, O. A. & Holbrey, J., 12 Feb 2018, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 148, 10 p., 193823.

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16 Citations (Scopus)
635 Downloads (Pure)
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6 Citations (Scopus)
140 Downloads (Pure)

Frustrated Lewis pairs in ionic liquids and molecular solvents – a neutron scattering and NMR study of encounter complexes

Brown, L. C., Hogg, J. M., Gilmore, M., Moura, L., Imberti, S., Gärtner, S., Gunaratne, H. Q. N., O'Donnell, R. J., Artioli, N., Holbrey, J. D. & Swadzba-Kwasny, M., 18 Jun 2018, In : Chemical Communications. 54, p. 8689-8692

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3 Citations (Scopus)
120 Downloads (Pure)

Hydrophobic deep eutectic solvents incorporating trioctylphosphine oxide: Advanced liquid extractants

Gilmore, M., McCourt, E. N., Connolly, F., Nockemann, P., Swadzba-Kwasny, M. & Holbrey, J. D., 26 Oct 2018, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 6, 12, p. 17323-17332 10 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
70 Downloads (Pure)
2017

An introduction to zwitterionic salts

Blesic, M., Gilmore, B. F., Holbrey, J. D., Jacquemin, J., Level, G., Nockemann, P. & Stella, L., 07 Sep 2017, In : Green Chemistry. 19, 17, p. 4007-4011 5 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
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12 Citations (Scopus)
561 Downloads (Pure)

LCST-phase behavior and complexation with water of an ionic liquid incorporating the 5-phenyltetrazolate anion

Moura, L., Brown, L. C., Blesic, M. & Holbrey, J. D., 06 Dec 2017, In : ChemPhysChem. 18, 23, p. 3384-3389 6 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
358 Downloads (Pure)
2016

Mercury capture on a supported chlorocuprate(II) ionic liquid adsorbent studied using operando synchrotron X-ray absorption spectroscopy

Boada, R., Cibin, G., Coleman, F., Diaz-Moreno, S., Gianolio, D., Hardacre, C., Hayama, S., Holbrey, J. D., Ramli, R., Seddon, K. R., Srinivasan, G. & Swadzba-Kwasny, M., 2016, In : Dalton Transactions. 45, 47, p. 18946-18953 8 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
179 Downloads (Pure)

Robust Room Temperature Hysteresis in an FeIII Spin Crossover Metallomesogen

Fitzpatrick, A. J., Martinho, P. N., Gildea, B. J., Holbrey, J. D. & Morgan, G. G., May 2016, In : European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry. 2016, 13-14, p. 2025-2029 5 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
311 Downloads (Pure)

Solvation Structure of Uracil in Ionic Liquids

Norman, S. E., Turner, A. H., Holbrey, J. D. & Youngs, T. G. A., 05 Dec 2016, In : ChemPhysChem. 17, 23, p. 3923-3931 9 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
208 Downloads (Pure)
2015

An ionic liquid process for mercury removal from natural gas

Abai, M., Atkins, M. P., Hassan, A., Holbrey, J. D., Kuah, Y., Nockemann, P., Oliferenko, A. A., Plechkova, N. V., Rafeen, S., Rahman, A. A., Ramli, R., Shariff, S. M., Seddon, K. R., Srinivasan, G. & Zou, Y., 2015, In : Dalton Transactions. 44, p. 8617-8624 8 p.

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50 Citations (Scopus)
614 Downloads (Pure)

Association and liquid structure of pyridine-acetic acid mixtures determined from neutron scattering using a ‘free proton’ EPSR simulation model

McCune, J. A., Turner, A. H., Coleman, F., White, C. M., Callear, S. K., Youngs, T. G. A., Swadzba-Kwasny, M. & Holbrey, J. D., 2015, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 17, p. 6767-6777 11 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)
349 Downloads (Pure)

Lewis Superacidic Ionic Liquids with Tricoordinate Borenium Cations

Coffie, S., Hogg, J. M., Cailler, L., Ferrer-Ugalde, A., Murphy, R. W., Holbrey, J. D., Coleman, F. & Swadzba-Kwasny, M., 01 Dec 2015, In : Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 54, 49, p. 14970-14973 4 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)
375 Downloads (Pure)

Structure and dynamics of aqueous 2-propanol: A THz-TDS, NMR and neutron diffraction study

McGregor, J., Li, R., Zeitler, J. A., D'Agostino, C., Collins, J. H. P., Mantle, M. D., Manyar, H., Holbrey, J. D., Falkowska, M., Youngs, T., Hardacre, C., Stitt, E. H. & Gladden, L. F., 07 Dec 2015, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics . 17, 45, p. 30481-30491 11 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)
318 Downloads (Pure)

The solution structure of 1:2 phenol/N-methylpyridinium bis{(trifluoromethyl)sulfonyl}imide liquid mixtures

Turner, A. H. & Holbrey, J. D., Apr 2015, In : Journal of Solution Chemistry. 44, 3-4, p. 621-633

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7 Citations (Scopus)
252 Downloads (Pure)
2014

Brønsted acids in ionic liquids: How acidity depends on the liquid structure

McCune, J. A., He, P., Petkovic, M., Coleman, F., Estager, J., Holbrey, J. D., Seddon, K. R. & Swadzba-Kwasny, M., 2014, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 16, 42, p. 23233-23243 11 p.

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23 Citations (Scopus)
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Halometallate ionic liquids – revisited

Estager, J., Holbrey, J. D. & Swadźba-Kwaśny, M., 07 Feb 2014, In : Chemical Society Reviews. 43, 3, p. 847-886 40 p.

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157 Citations (Scopus)
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2013

Understanding the Effects of Ionicity in Salts, Solvates, Co-Crystals, Ionic Co-Crystals, and Ionic Liquids, Rather than Nomenclature, Is Critical to Understanding Their Behavior

Kelley, S. P., Narita, A., Holbrey, J. D., Green, K. D., Reichert, W. M. & Rogers, R. D., 06 Mar 2013, In : Crystal Growth and Design. 13, 3, p. 965-975

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68 Citations (Scopus)
2012

A greener, halide-free approach to ionic liquid synthesis

Ferguson, J. L., Holbrey, J. D., Ng, S., Plechkova, N. V., Seddon, K. R., Tomaszowska, A. A. & Wassell, D. F., 2012, In : Pure and Applied Chemistry. 84, 3, p. 723-744 22 p.

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28 Citations (Scopus)

Determining relative rates of cellulose dissolution in ionic liquids through in situ viscosity measurement

Cruz, H., Fanselow, M., Holbrey, J. D. & Seddon, K. R., 07 Jun 2012, In : Chemical Communications. 48, 45, p. 5620-5622 3 p.

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28 Citations (Scopus)

Methylation using dimethylcarbonate catalysed by ionic liquids under continuous flow conditions

Glasnov, T. N., Holbrey, J. D., Kappe, C. O., Seddon, K. R. & Yan, T., Nov 2012, In : Green Chemistry. 14, 11, p. 3071-3076 6 p.

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33 Citations (Scopus)

Phase Behaviour, Interactions, and Structural Studies of (Amines+Ionic Liquids) Binary Mixtures

Jacquemin, J., Bendová, M., Sedláková, Z., Blesic, M., Holbrey, J. D., Mullan, C. L., Youngs, T. G. A., Pison, L., Wagner, Z., Aim, K., Costa Gomes, M. F. & Hardacre, C., 14 May 2012, In : ChemPhysChem. 13, 7, p. 1825-1835 11 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Neutron diffraction, NMR and molecular dynamics study of glucose dissolved in the ionic liquid 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium acetate

Youngs, T., Holbrey, J., Mullan, C., Norman, S., Lagunas-Castedo, C., D'Agostino, C., Mantle, M. D., Gladden, L. F., Bowron, D. T. & Hardacre, C., Aug 2011, In : Chemical Science. 2, 8, p. 1594-1605 12 p.

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97 Citations (Scopus)

Reaction of elemental chalcogens with imidazolium acetates to yield imidazole-2-chalcogenones: direct evidence for ionic liquids as proto-carbenes

Rodriguez Martinez, H., Gurau, G., Holbrey, J. & Rogers, R., 21 Mar 2011, In : Chemical Communications. 47, 11, p. 3222-3224 3 p.

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137 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Ionic liquid S-alkylthiouronium salts

Abai, M., Holbrey, J., Rogers, R. & Srinivasan, G., Sep 2010, In : New journal of chemistry. 34, 9, p. 1981-1993 13 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)

Optimised microwave-assisted synthesis of methylcarbonate salts: a convenient methodology to prepare intermediates for ionic liquid libraries

Holbrey, J., Rogers, R., Shukla, S. & Wilfred, C., 2010, In : Green Chemistry. 12, 3, p. 407-413 7 p.

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23 Citations (Scopus)

Small angle neutron scattering from 1-alkyl-3-methylimidazolium hexafluorophosphate ionic liquids ([C(n)mim][PF6], n=4, 6, and 8)

Hardacre, C., Holbrey, J., Mullan, C., Youngs, T. & Bowron, D. T., 21 Aug 2010, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 133, 7, 074510.

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223 Citations (Scopus)

Solid and liquid charge-transfer complex formation between 1-methylnaphthalene and 1-alkyl-cyanopyridinium bis{(trifluoromethyl)sulfonyl}imide ionic liquids

Hardacre, C., Holbrey, J., Mullan, C., Nieuwenhuyzen, M., Youngs, T., Bowron, D. T. & Teat, S. J., 2010, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 12, 8, p. 1842-1853 12 p.

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33 Citations (Scopus)

Structure and Dynamics of 1-Ethyl-3-methylimidazolium Acetate via Molecular Dynamics and Neutron Diffraction

Bowron, D. T., D'Agostino, C., Gladden, L. F., Hardacre, C., Holbrey, J., Lagunas-Castedo, C., McGregor, J., Mantle, M. D., Mullan, C. & Youngs, T., 17 Jun 2010, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 114, 23, p. 7760-7768 9 p.

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92 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Kinetic model for the hydrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass in the ionic liquid, 1-ethyl-3-methyl-imidazolium chloride†

Vanoye, L., Fanselow, M., Holbrey, J. D., Atkins, M. P. & Seddon, K. R., 2009, In : Green Chemistry. 11, 3, p. 390-396 7 p.

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127 Citations (Scopus)
99 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Designing ionic liquids with boron cluster anions: alkylpyridinium and imidazolium [nido-C(2)B(9)H(11)] and [closo-CB(11)H(12)] carborane salts

Dymon, J., Wibby, R., Kleingardner, J., Tanski, J. M., Guzei, I. A., Holbrey, J. & Larsen, A. S., 2008, In : Dalton Transactions. 2008, 22, p. 2999-3006 8 p.

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28 Citations (Scopus)

Desulfurisation of oils using ionic liquids: selection of cationic and anionic components to enhance extraction efficiency

Holbrey, J., Lopez-Martin, I., Rothenberg, G., Seddon, K., Silvero, G. & Zheng, X., 2008, In : Green Chemistry. 10, 1, p. 87-92 6 p.

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189 Citations (Scopus)

Ionic liquid characteristics of 1-alkyl-n-cyanopyridinium and 1-alkyl-n-(trifluoromethyl) pyridinium salts

Hardacre, C., Holbrey, J., Mullan, C., Nieuwenhuyzen, M., Reichert, W. M., Seddon, K. & Teat, S. J., 2008, In : New journal of chemistry. 32, 11, p. 1953-1967 15 p.

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24 Citations (Scopus)

Liquid structure of the ionic liquid, 1-methyl-4-cyanopyridinium bis{(trifluoromethyl)sulfonyl}imide determined from neutron scattering and molecular dynamics simulations

Hardacre, C., Holbrey, J., Mullan, C., Nieuwenhuyzen, M., Youngs, T. & Bowron, D. T., 10 Feb 2008, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 112 (27), 27, p. 8049-8056 8 p.

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40 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Glucose solvation by the ionic liquid 1,3-dimethylimidazolium chloride: A simulation study

Youngs, T., Hardacre, C. & Holbrey, J., 13 Nov 2007, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 111 (49), 49, p. 13765-13774 10 p.

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180 Citations (Scopus)

Heat capacities of common ionic liquids - Potential applications as thermal fluids?

Holbrey, J., 2007, In : CHIMICA OGGI-CHEMISTRY TODAY. 25, p. 24-26 3 p.

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Ionic liquids via reaction of the zwitterionic 1,3-dimethylimidazolium-2-carboxylate with protic acids. Overcoming synthetic limitations and establishing new halide free protocols for the formation of ILs

Smiglak, M., Holbrey, J., Griffin, S. T., Reichert, W. M., Swatloski, R., Katritzky, A. R., Yang, H. F., Zhang, D. Z., Kirichenko, K. & Rogers, R., 2007, In : Green Chemistry. 9, 1, p. 90-98 9 p.

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76 Citations (Scopus)

Sensor technologies based on a cellulose supported platform

Poplin, J. H., Swatloski, R., Holbrey, J., Spear, S. K., Metlen, A., Gratzel, M., Nazeeruddin, M. K. & Rogers, R. D., 2007, In : Chemical Communications. 20, p. 2025-2027 3 p.

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55 Citations (Scopus)

Solid-state analysis of low-melting 1,3-dialkylimidazolium hexafluorophosphate salts (ionic liquids) by combined x-ray crystallographic and computational analyses

Reichert, W. M., Holbrey, J., Swatloski, R., Gutowski, K. E., Visser, A. E., Nieuwenhuyzen, M., Seddon, K. & Rogers, R., Jun 2007, In : Crystal Growth and Design. 7, 6, p. 1106-1114 9 p.

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81 Citations (Scopus)

Structure and solvation in ionic liquids

Hardacre, C., Holbrey, J., Nieuwenhuyzen, M. & Youngs, T., Jun 2007, In : Accounts of Chemical Research. 40 (11), 11, p. 1146-1155 10 p.

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277 Citations (Scopus)

Templated electrodeposition of silver nanowires in a nanoporous polycarbonate membrane from a nonaqueous ionic liquid electrolyte

Kazeminezhad, I., Barnes, M., Holbrey, J., Seddon, K. & Schwarzacher, W., Mar 2007, In : Applied Physics A-materials Science & Processing. 86, 3, p. 373-375 3 p.

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51 Citations (Scopus)
2006

A molecular dynamics study of glucose solvation in the ionic liquid 1,3-dimethylimidazolium chloride

Youngs, T., Holbrey, J., Deetlefs, M., Nieuwenhuyzen, M., Gomes, M. F. C. & Hardacre, C., 13 Nov 2006, In : ChemPhysChem. 7 (11), 11, p. 2279-2281 3 p.

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110 Citations (Scopus)

Approaches to crystallization from ionic liquids: complex solvents-complex results, or, a strategy for controlled formation of new supramolecular architectures?

Reichert, W. M., Holbrey, J., Vigour, K. B., Morgan, T. D., Broker, G. A. & Rogers, R. D., 2006, In : Chemical Communications. 46, p. 4767-4779 13 p.

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151 Citations (Scopus)

Combustible ionic liquids by design: is laboratory safety another ionic liquid myth?

Smiglak, M., Reichert, W. M., Holbrey, J., Wilkes, J. S., Sun, L. Y., Thrasher, J. S., Kirichenko, K., Singh, S., Katritzky, A. R. & Rogers, R. D., 2006, In : Chemical Communications. 24, p. 2554-2556 3 p.

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274 Citations (Scopus)